Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
The Comunica-Acción y Cultura del Occidente de México A.C. implemented an initiative aimed at creating the community radio station “La Coyotera”, based in the city of Guadalajara and the metropolitan area of Jalisco, Mexico, which represents a space for dialogue and reflection, as well as for the search for solutions to problems in the locality. Through a web platform, the radio station seeks to address the needs of a local and citizen media that serves groups, civil associations and organizations that carry out actions in favor of the social transformation in the territoire. The radio station broadcasts live different programs in accordance with the principles of radio: inform, entertain and educate, but also this exercise encourages diversity of thought and opinions for those who live in this metropolitan area.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
The organization has offered community radio workshops to municipalities in vulnerable situations in Jalisco, Mexico, in order to replicate the exercise of recognition of human rights through a dialogue meeting. The community radio station is part of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, in its Mexico chapter (AMARC MX), which has allowed it to connect with other radios in Mexico and work on the community radio agenda with a gender focus. Also, it is constantly making alliances and networking with other groups to reinforce the work they do for the community culture.